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Latest American Chemical Society podcast: Sewage plant waste water as a...

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 -- The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning podcast series, "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions," focuses on the discovery that household sewage has far more potential as an alternative...

Nanowire research at Stevens makes cover of Applied Physics Letters

An article by Stevens Institute of Technology researchers featured as the cover page of Applied Physics Letters Volume 98, Issue 7 represents a step forward in techniques for the arrangement of nanowires. Professors Dr. Chang-Hwan Choi and Dr. Eu...

Latest American Chemical Society podcast: Biodegradable foam from milk protein and...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 -- The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning podcast series, "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions," focuses on development of a new ultra-light biodegradable foam plastic material made fr...

Prestigious journal validates Asian carp research

The use of environmental DNA (eDNA) by scientists from the University of Notre Dame and The Nature Conservancy to detect invasive Asian carp in the Chicago-area waterway has been validated in Conservation Letters, a new flagship peer-reviewed journa...

Childhood obesity linked to increased risk of adult cardiovascular and metabolic...

New Rochelle, NY, November 19, 2010 -- Mounting evidence linking childhood obesity to an increasing risk of obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and other cardiovascular and metabolic disorders in adulthood is clearly presented in a comprehensiv...

Latest American Chemical Society podcast: New water filter kills disease-causing bacteria

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 -- The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning podcast series, "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions," focuses on development and successful initial tests of an inexpensive new filtering tec...

Researchers expand cyberspace to fight chronic condition in breast cancer survivors

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Lymphedema is a chronic condition that causes swelling of the limbs and affects physical, mental and social health. It commonly occurs in breast cancer survivors and is the second-most dreaded effect of treatment, after cancer ...

New American Chemical Society podcast: ‘Green exercise’ for good mental health

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2010 -- Just five minutes of outdoor activity -- such as exercising in a park, working in a backyard garden or walking on a nature trail -- is good for the brain, with tangible benefits for mental health, according t...

More effective weight control strategies are urgently needed

New Rochelle, NY, September 17, 2010 -- September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, drawing attention to the epidemic of obesity among children and adolescents in the United States. A multidisciplinary approach to assessment and interve...

New American Chemical Society podcast: Big building blocks from nanoparticles

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2010 -- A new genre of construction materials, made with particles barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair, is about to play a big role in the building of homes, offices, bridges, and other structures, according to...

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